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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Usual Full Time Teaching Hours (32.5)

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Until July 2024

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

Additional allowances

SEN-1 Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an outstanding classroom practitioner looking for an exciting role in a special school?

We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic Class Teacher to join our team here at Purple Oaks Academy on a temporary basis until June 2024 to cover a Maternity Leave.

About the role and you:

We are seeking to appoint a class teacher who is committed to providing a welcoming, stimulating learning experience for all students. What we are really looking for is someone who is passionate about working with students with special educational needs and someone who is willing to contribute to the broader Academy life.

To be successful you will need to be:

  • familiar with delivering a thematic curriculum,
  • familiar with differentiating for a range of learning needs,
  • creative, enthusiastic and dedicated to ensuring that students’individual needs are met,
  • able to provide students with a positive learning journey and help them to achieve their aspirations.

Experience of working with young people with autism would also be advantageous.

What the school offers its staff

Our purpose-built building opened in January 2018 and will provide 100 places for students(3-18) with a diagnosis of autism and/or Severe Learning Difficulties. The Academy currently has 94 students on roll from Reception to Year 10 and will grow to 100 in September 2021 with Reception to Year 11.

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer tours of the academy at the moment but we do have a virtual tour on our websitehttps://www.purpleoaksacademy.org/. Opportunities to have a discussion about the role with a member of the leadership team are also available and you can contact Tina Matty,tmatty@purpleoaksacademy.orgto arrange this.

We can offer you:

  • An exciting opportunity to work in a unique and growing academy with students with a range of complex needs,
  • A supportive and welcoming team with a wide range of experience,
  • A new building designed to meet the needs of our students with large outdoor spaces,
  • Career development opportunities as the Academy continues to grow and develop, an ongoing programme of continuous professional development activities through the local Teaching School Alliance and Greenwood Academies Trust Learning Alliance, including a Trust ECT programme,
  • Dedicated planning, preparation and assessment time.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Purple Oaks Academy

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 18
School size
116 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

About us:

Our purpose-built building opened in January 2018 and will provide 100 places for students (3-18) with a diagnosis of autism and/or Severe Learning Difficulties. The Academy currently has 94 students on roll from Reception to Year 10 and will grow to 100 in September 2021 with Reception to Year 11.

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer tours of the academy at the moment but we do have a virtual tour on our website https://www.purpleoaksacademy.org/ . Opportunities to have a discussion about the role with a member of the leadership team are also available and you can contact Tina Matty, tmatty@purpleoaksacademy.org to arrange this.

We can offer you:

An exciting opportunity to work in a unique and growing academy with students with a range of complex needs,
A supportive and welcoming team with a wide range of experience,
A new building designed to meet the needs of our students with large outdoor spaces,
Career development opportunities as the Academy continues to grow and develop, an ongoing programme of continuous professional development activities through the local Teaching School Alliance and Greenwood Academies Trust Learning Alliance, including a Trust NQT programme,
Dedicated planning, preparation and assessment time.
In Return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured
If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence to apply for a role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

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